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Rosslyn Chapel was founded by Sir William Sinclair, third and last St. Clair Prince of Orkney in 1446. The Chapel remains under control of Sir William’s descendants today. Located in Roslin, a village about 7 miles south of Edinburgh.Took 40 years to build using some of the top stone masons in Europe. Now combines role as a living Episcopalian Church and popular tourist attraction.

This evening, I visited Chester in N.W. England where sites of interest included Roman heritage, River Dee, Cathedral, interesting architecture, impressive Town Hall,canal dating from 1772, very old shopping galleries and a Roman amphitheatre.

Today we visited Chedworth Roman Villa and Hampton Court Palace, both in England.